Toyota (+55.5%), Kia (+42.5%) ignore market down -43.2% on pre-pandemic – Best Selling Cars Blog

Toyota (+55.5%), Kia (+42.5%) ignore market down -43.2% on pre-pandemic – Best Selling Cars BlogToyota sales are up 55.5% year-on-year in Belgium in May.

New car sales in Belgium dive -16.7% year-on-year in May to just 29,025 units, that is a -43.2% drop on pre-pandemic May 2019 (51.081). The year-to-date volume is now down -15.2% to 160,573. BMW (-21.7%) remains in the brands lead with 10.3% share, distancing Volkswagen (-10.2%) and Mercedes (-9.8%) both falling slower than the market. In contrast, Peugeot (-29.5%) and Audi (-32.2%) suffer. Toyota (+55.5%) and Kia (+42.5%) go against the market with tremendous gains and Citroen (+1.3%) is also in positive. Further down and in order of sales, Seat (+8.9%), Nissan (+34%), DS (+111%), Suzuki (+16%), Porsche (+11.7%), Lynk & Co (+846.7%), MG (+373.1%), Polestar (+141.7%) and Cupra (+87.9%) stand out in the remainder of the Top 30.

Previous month: Belgium April 2022: BMW breaks share record, Toyota and Kia shine, sales off -23.6%

One year ago: Belgium May 2021: BMW (+35.7%) leads again, Audi (+48.8%) shines in market up just 0.3% year-on-year

Full May 2022 Top 55 All-brands ranking below.

Belgium May 2022 – brands:

Pos Brand May-22 % /21 Apr 2022 % /21 Pos FY21
1 BMW 3,003 10.3% -21.7% 1 15,878 9.9% -21.4% 1 1
2 Volkswagen 2,832 9.8% -10.2% 2 13,563 8.4% -19.3% 2 2
3 Mercedes 2,101 7.2% -9.8% 4 12,259 7.6% -7.7% 4 5
4 Peugeot 2,049 7.1% -29.5% 5 12,670 7.9% -22.4% 3 3
5 Audi 2,047 7.1% -32.2% 3 12,136 7.6% -3.4% 5 4
6 Citroen 1,690 5.8% 1.3% 9 7,900 4.9% -18.1% 8 7
7 Toyota 1,645 5.7% 55.5% 7 9,364 5.8% 38.3% 7 10
8 Kia 1,399 4.8% 42.5% 8 6,932 4.3% 13.6% 9 15
9 Renault 1,330 4.6% -28.2% 6 9,706 6.0% -7.4% 6 6
10 Ford  1,280 4.4% -2.9% 10 6,312 3.9% -25.5% 11 11
11 Opel 1,205 4.2% -21.9% 14 5,895 3.7% -33.2% 12 8
12 Volvo 951 3.3% -35.3% 11 6,393 4.0% -25.9% 10 12
13 Hyundai 871 3.0% -37.8% 13 4,253 2.6% -34.6% 15 14
14 Skoda 829 2.9% -49.6% 15 4,831 3.0% -43.5% 14 9
15 Dacia 797 2.7% -38.7% 12 5,787 3.6% -2.3% 13 13
16 Seat 711 2.4% 8.9% 17 2,998 1.9% -19.7% 18 18
17 Nissan 607 2.1% 34.0% 16 3,615 2.3% -2.3% 16 17
18 Mini 483 1.7% -27.4% 18 3,013 1.9% -10.0% 17 19
19 Fiat 456 1.6% -34.5% 21 1,955 1.2% -54.7% 19 16
20 DS 344 1.2% 111.0% 28 1,001 0.6% 13.2% 25 27
21 Suzuki 340 1.2% 16.0% 25 1,087 0.7% -43.1% 24 21
22 Porsche 305 1.1% 11.7% 22 1,753 1.1% 35.6% 20 24
23 Mazda 280 1.0% -40.9% 20 1,723 1.1% -41.2% 22 20
24 Land Rover 256 0.9% -27.5% 19 1,386 0.9% -29.6% 23 22
25 Jeep 198 0.7% -1.0% 24 913 0.6% -40.9% 26 25
26 Lynk & Co 142 0.5% 846.7% 26 711 0.4% 3850.0% 29 35
27 Honda 139 0.5% 19.8% 29 817 0.5% 10.0% 27 28
28 MG 123 0.4% 373.1% 27 407 0.3% 61.5% 33 34
29 Polestar 116 0.4% 141.7% 23 778 0.5% 115.5% 28 30
30 Cupra 109 0.4% 87.9% 30 409 0.3% 88.5% 32 36
31 Alfa Romeo 81 0.3% -40.0% 34 300 0.2% -32.7% 35 33
32 SsangYong 64 0.2% 30.6% 32 517 0.3% 25.5% 30 31
33 Jaguar 58 0.2% -79.0% 31 444 0.3% -61.1% 31 26
34 Lexus 46 0.2% -36.1% 33 395 0.2% -2.0% 34 32
35 Subaru 17 0.1% 41.7% 41 110 0.1% -34.9% 36 37
36 Alpine 17 0.1% 240.0% 36 72 0.0% 105.7% 39 42
37 Bentley 17 0.1% 88.9% 38 66 0.0% 106.3% 40 40
38 Ferrari 12 0.0% -33.3% 35 75 0.0% 38.9% 38 39
39 Allied Vehicles 11 0.0% 57.1% 39 80 0.0% 110.5% 37 43
40 Aiways 11 0.0% n/a  – 13 0.0% 333.3% 47 48
41 Lamborghini 9 0.0% 28.6% 45 27 0.0% 0.0% 45 45
42 Maserati 8 0.0% 100.0% 43 46 0.0% -8.0% 43 41
43 Tesla 7 0.0% -96.2% 37 1,732 1.1% 61.4% 21 23
44 Dongfeng Sokon (DFSK) 7 0.0% 16.7% 42 63 0.0% 125.0% 41 44
45 BAIC 6 0.0% n/a 44 30 0.0% 200.0% 44 49
46 Smart 5 0.0% -37.5% 40 50 0.0% -20.6% 42 38
47 Aston Martin 3 0.0% 50.0% 47 20 0.0% -9.1% 46 46
48 Tripod 2 0.0% #DIV/0! 46 11 0.0% 83.3% 49 50
49 Rolls-Royce 2 0.0% 0.0% 51 10 0.0% 233.3% 50 57
50 Mitsubishi 2 0.0% -96.9%  – 4 0.0% -99.5% 54 29
51 Morgan 1 0.0% -50.0% 49 5 0.0% -44.4% 52 52
52 Bestune 1 0.0% new  – 1 0.0% new 60  –
53 Lotus 0 0.0% -100.0% 48 13 0.0% 44.4% 48 47
54 Chevrolet 0 0.0% n/a  – 7 0.0% n/a 51  –
55 McLaren 0 0.0% n/a 52 4 0.0% 300.0% 53 59

Source: Febiac